Wickenburg, AZ

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Living in Wickenburg

Wickenburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 7,840 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wickenburg is the 63rd largest community in Arizona.

Unlike some towns, Wickenburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wickenburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wickenburg is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wickenburg who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), maintenance occupations (12.96%), and sales jobs (10.70%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.52% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Wickenburg is worth considering.

The population of Wickenburg overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Wickenburg, 23.35% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wickenburg in 2010 was $34,081, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,324 for a family of four. However, Wickenburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wickenburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wickenburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wickenburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Wickenburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.31% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wickenburg include German, English, Irish, French, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Wickenburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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